Should you have any questions regarding our policies or require more information about how we use and manage data, do not hesitate to contact us.
Information We Collect
When we ask you to share your personal information, you will be given the reason for the personal data collection. We will also communicate the purpose for collecting personal information so that visitors to our site are kept apprised of our site’s purpose and policies.
When you contact us directly, there is additional information we may collect from your browser and similar technologies, including your name, email address, phone number, message contents (including attachments), and all other information you choose to provide.
When you register for an account with our site’s operating system, we may request your contact information, which may include your name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.
How We Use Your Information
Our site uses the information we collect in various ways, which may include:
- Providing, operating, and maintaining our website
- Improving, personalizing, and expanding our website
- Understanding and analyzing how you use our website
- Developing new products, services, features, and functionality
- Communicating with you (directly or through one of our partners), including for customer support, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes
- Sending you emails with updates or responses to questions
- Finding and preventing fraud
Meramec Family Dentistry follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this as a part of standard hosting analytics data gathering.
The information we collect from log files includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, the browser type being used, the Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages to third-party websites, and possibly the number of clicks. None of this data is linked to information that can be used to identify you individually or personally.
Log file information is gathered in accordance with applicable law to analyze trends, administer the site effectively, track users’ movements on the site, and gather demographic information.
Cookies and Web Beacons
Like any other website, Meramec Family Dentistry uses ‘cookies’. Cookies are used to store visitors’ information, including the visitors’ preferences and any pages on the site that the visitor either accessed or visited. The information that is gathered is then used to optimize the visitors’ experiences through web page content customization according to browser type of other information.
For more general information on cookies, please read through the article “What Are Cookies”.
Advertising Partners’ Privacy Policies
These technologies are used to measure the efficacy of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.
Note that Meramec Family Dentistry has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Third-Party Privacy Policies
You can also choose to disable cookies through your individual web browser options. Each browser’s website has more detailed information regarding its individual cookie management policies and practices.
An Introduction to CCPA Privacy Rights: Do Not Sell My Personal Info
According to the CCPA (among other rights), California consumers may lay claim to the following rights:
Request that any business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose each of the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.
Request that any business delete all personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.
Request that a business known to sell consumers’ personal data, not sell a particular consumer’s data.
If you make a request according to any of the guidelines listed above, we have one month to respond to you. If you feel that you need to exercise any of the aforementioned rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.
GDPR Data Protection Rights
Our dental practice is devoted to making sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
The Right to Access – You have the right to request copies of any personal data that has been gathered. Our dental practice may charge you a small fee for this service.
The Right to Rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any gathered information you believe to be inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we add to or alter any information you believe is incomplete.
The Right to Erasure – You have the right to request that we erase any personal data that we have collected, under certain conditions.
The Right to Restrict Processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of any personal data that has been gathered, under certain conditions.
The Right to Object to Processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data by us or our site, under certain conditions.
The Right to Data Portability – You have the right to request that we transfer any data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you make any of the above requests, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of the rights that have been afforded you, please contact us.
We prioritize added protection for children who use the internet. We strongly encourage parents and guardians to closely observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide all online activity.
Meramec Family Dentistry does not knowingly collect any Personally Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you believe that your child intentionally or unintentionally provided Meramec Family Dentistry with this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to immediately reach out to us. We will do our best to promptly remove any such information from our records.